The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 165 185 151
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.028% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.057% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £41,735
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.80%
ISPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1202 1761 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.53% 49.84% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1475 1251
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ISPF
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the East Midlands region.

ISPF Salary Trend in the East Midlands

ISPF
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing ISPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) REXX
2 5 (83.33%) CICS
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) COBOL
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) zOS
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) ERwin
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (33.33%) BMC
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Adabas
6 1 (16.67%) SMS

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing ISPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) REXX
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) COBOL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Computacenter
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee